Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
that? do you know what that is? that's a scissors. i think that edward scissorhands out to be sent a videotape or cd to every republican and democrat and the president so they can learn what cutting is all about. okay? let me get this straight. if we're going to spend one of these and we're going to try to project how many we spend, if we do this and we cut it up, okay, that's a real spending cut. that's what we need to do. we need to take ben franklin and we're talking trillions and there's a lot of bens and we need to cut them. hear how that sounds? here's the problem that i see. we look at issues and then we talk about savings and then we go to a camera and we being all politicians and talk about the ten-year savings. we spend about 80 billion of these, $80 billion, on two wars. for the most part other than how many troops we're going to keep in afghanistan, they're over. so if you are spending $80 billion a year on two wars and they end, you're not spending 80 billion a year so$80 billion a . should you say you're cutting the deficit $800 billion? the real issue is this. if we'
Dec 18, 2012 9:00am EST
, edward. here's the deal. they are raising or confirming the top end of their guidance for the full year. they are authorizing a $1.5 billion buyback. this is on top of 750 million that they completed this year. they are boosting their dividend for next year by 30% and they are reaffirming their long-term sales growth of 4 to 6%. so the former -- i don't know -- relative of coca-cola, largest bottl bottler in the united states. it goes back to our recovery road trip, atlanta. >> that's right. remember you were in front of those aquatic -- the whales, the dolphins behind you. >> yes those weren't whales or dolphins. >> in the meantime, it's coming on the back of a nice 90-point gain on the dow. thank you. >>> knight capital group's board meeting in hopes of a buyout offer. kate kelly has more at headquarters. kate? >> it is turning more aggressive as they battle for the upper hand. final discussions begin on sunday and getgo will pay $3.60 for as much of the outstanding shares of knight. they would keep knight public. virtue has proposed to pay about $3.20 per share and would privatize th
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am EST
. some people reporting continual in the early stages, obviously. this is of a live view of king edward vii hospital where we believe kate middleton has been for several days, according to the castle, due to early morning sickness. for more details on that, guaranteed it's coming your way. in the meantime, talk for "squawk on the tweet." we have been talking about that study by the carlisle and gallagher consulting group saying 1 in 3 americans would consider a mortgage from walmart and half from paypal. neither offer mortgages. suppose walmart does enter the business? complete this sentence. walmart offering mortgages is like banks offering what? robert writes, it's like banks offering walmart greeter as a financial adviser, free of charge. bubbles writes walmart offering mortgages is like banks opening on thanksgiving night. and kerry writes, ugly christmas sweaters, which might be a gift if you open the new -- a new checking account. dow down 9 points. dell